DreamHack Masters Dallas 2019

General information

The championship of the Masters series by DreamHack will be held from 28 May till 2 June in Dallas, the USA. The holding place is Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, and the main prize pool will be $250,000 as well as the prize pools of the previous tournament of the mentioned series. Its division will be done by 16 teams, 10 out of the, got invited directly and the other six had to qualify to pass there. From 28 till 30 May the group stage will be held where the teams will define the participants in the playoff stage. From 31 May till 2 June the final stage will be taking place.

Holding format

There is no official information about the format the group stage will be held in, but making a conclusion about the fact that only six participants will pass to the playoff, we can suppose that the teams will be seeded into two groups where they will play in the GSL system. The participants that will take the first positions will get to the semifinal and the teams gaining the second and the third places will start their way to the playoff at the quarterfinal. The other teams will leave the competition.

As for the playoff stage, it will be held in the Single Elimination bracket and all the matches including the grand final will be held in the series up to two wins.

Prize pool

No information about the way the prize pool will be divided got revealed, however, as we can see in the previous DreamHack Masters, here we can see the following:

Place Prize
1st $100,000
2nd $50,000
3rd $22,000
4th $22,000
5th $10,000
6th $10,000
7th $10,000
8th $10,000
9th $2,000
10th $2,000
11th $2,000
12th $2,000
13th $2,000
14th $2,000
15th $2,000
16th $2,000